|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] this should not get through
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Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 23:09:55 -0500
From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] this should not get through
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On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:14:59AM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
> Ruben Safir wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 09:27:52AM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
> >> Ruben Safir wrote:
> >>> So I noticed. Majordomo seems to parse on the From: header instead of
> >>> the From header.
> >> That's because there isn't a "From " header, that's a convention of
> >> mbox, which wouldn't be there if you were using something else like Maildir.
> >> - Ron
> > With all due respect, that isn't true.
> With all due respect, it *is* true.
> > For example:
> > >From conspire-bounces-at-linuxmafia.com Mon Feb 8 22:48:48 2010
> That is _not_ a mail header. That's an mbox device.
I'm sorry, I missunderstood you. Your saying that the mbox client, for
lack of a better term, creates the From line in the mbox format from the
envelope, and that it isn't strictly a header?
I think your right about that. I seem to remember reading that.
That is a problem though. I can spoof any From: header with mutt in a
second and so can any spammer. How the heck can you protect the mailing
> - Ron